Family France

France is one of those countries where the oft overused phrase ‘it has it all’ actually applies. Whether you’re after a city break in Paris, a family ski holiday, a relaxing summer holiday on the coast or an adventurous jaunt in the mountains, France has it all. For us in the UK, there is also the added benefit that the country is incredibly accessible, whether by plane, train, ferry or road.

High on the list for a luxury family holiday to France is Paris. Despite being nicknamed 'the City of Love', there's much more to Paris than just romantic getaways - we can arrange an array of family-friendly activities that will ensure you see all the highlights of the city while also keeping the children entertained and engaged. They (and you) might even learn a thing or two. Explore the Louvre and other museums with a private guide who can arrange a treasure hunt for the children while they explore the museum, discovering masterpieces from the Italian Renaissance, and even as far back as Ancient Egypt. Alternatively, embark on an even bigger and better treasure hunt across the whole city, taking in the most famous spots, including the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame and more.

If it's adventure rather than culture that you're after for your French luxury family holiday, we point you firmly in the direction of the Alps. The French Alps are home to some of the best skiing in the world, including areas such as the Three Valleys which are fantastic for families, with slopes suited to all abilities. Whether you're a gang of beginners or fancy yourselves as the von Trapps of snow sports, we can recommend the most suitable resort. The Alps also make for a great family summer holiday option, with biking, hiking, climbing and more to keep even the most energetic children entertained.

If you're after more watery wonders, opt to spend the summer en famille on the Cote d'Azur, enjoying watersports along the coast, exploring local villages and enjoying plenty of delicious food (and, of course, wine). For those wanting to stay inland away from the glitz and glamour of St Tropez or Cannes, we can recommend some delightful hilltop towns across the French Riviera to make your home.

From city centre hotels à Paris to exclusive, remote chalets in the Alps, we have the inside track on the best family-friendly accommodation for you and your brood to make magical memories together in this chic country.

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Planning a successful family holiday takes a similar amount of organisation and fortitude as a small scale military operation. But fear not, our team of specialists (many of whom are parents themselves) are here to take the stress out of the planning process so those toddler tantrums and teenage meltdowns are kept to a minimum.

From our carefully curated Sharky & George fun packs, which keep children entertained on those long journeys, to knowing the most family-friendly hotels and holding client focus groups, we pride ourselves on making sure that you have the best family holiday imaginable because there's no more important time together.

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Kate L and Charlotte H are our 'Family France' experts and as seasoned travellers they have the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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